Protesters welcomed New Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf
New Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf (C) addresses thousands of supporters in Cairo's Tahrir Square on March 4, 2011 a day after Essam Sharaf was named New Prime Minister. Today's protest, which was meant to press for change, turned into a massive celebration following news that Shafiq had been replaced by Sharaf. UPI
With the downfall of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian leaders are showing more willingness to discuss sharing the waters of the Nile River with other African states.
The Muslim Brotherhood claimed its political party won the majority of runoffs in the first round of Egypt's parliamentary election.
Thousands joined demonstrations Friday in Cairo, the largest one demanding a civilian government in Egypt while a counter-protest supported the military.
Egyptian military leader Moahamed Hussein Tantawi Tuesday pledged civilian elections will be held as scheduled next week.
Egypt's political and religious leaders Monday attempted to navigate a peaceful way forward following the previous day's deadly violence.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta left Sunday on his first trip to the Middle East since moving to the Pentagon from the Central Intelligence Agency.
Egypt and Ethiopia are making an effort to settle a long-running bitter dispute over sharing the waters of the Nile River.
The U.S. envoy to Cairo relayed a message of economic and political support to the Egyptian government, the country's prime minister said.
Egypt called Friday for a speedy investigation of the killing of three of its officers by Israeli forces in the Sinai.
Egyptian Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said he will address protesters' demands and try former regime officers accused of corruption or abuse is a priority.
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